Sunday Arts calendar (Nov. 24)

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“The Two Gentlemen of Verona: The College Years,” Shakespeare comedy, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Tickets $25, $20 members/seniors, $15 students. Call 316-315-0151.

“Into the Woods,” fairy tale musical, 2 p.m. Sun., De Mattias Performance Hall, Newman University. Tickets $12, $10 students, $5 for Newman students. Call 316-942-4291.

“Peter Pan,” musical version, 2 p.m. Sun., Mary Jane Teall Theater in Century II. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $10 for students. Information and tickets, 316-219-4849, or

“L’Occasione Fa Il Ladro” (“The Opportunity Makes the Thief”), one-act opera, 2 p.m. Sun., Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $16, $13 seniors/students. Information and tickets, 316-295-5677 or

“It’s a Wonderful Life (Radio Version),” stage adaptation that follows five 1940s radio actors playing all the characters and providing sound effects, Fri.-Dec. 22, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $12, $10 seniors/military/students. All tickets $8 opening night. Call 316-686-1282.

“A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol,” comedy, Sat.-Dec. 23, Prairie Pines, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Thu.-Sun. and Dec. 23, doors open 6:15 p.m., dinner buffet 6:15-7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. show. Tickets $29.95-$33.95. Call 316-303-2037.

“Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!,” pizza and show only at noon (pizza served at 11:30 a.m.) Dec. 4, 6, 14; 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 (pizza served at 6 p.m.), show only 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Dec. 5, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Tickets $6; pizza shows $7.50. Call 316-262-2282.

“A Christmas Carol,” witness the haunting story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemption, Dec. 5-22, The Forum Theatre – Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 1 and 8 p.m. Dec. 5; 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11.50-$25 show only; additional $15 for dinner buffet. Call 316-618-044.

“Naughty or Nice: A Rock-alicious Revue,” Christmas show, through Dec. 22, Cabaret Oldtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. Wed.-Sat.: doors open 6 p.m. for dinner guests, buffet 6:15-7:30 p.m., doors for show-only guests open 7 p.m., 8 p.m. show; Sun.: doors open 5 p.m. for dinner guests, buffet 5:15- 6:30 p.m., doors for show-only guests open 6 p.m., 7 p.m. show. Tickets $37 dinner/show; show only $22.

“White Christmas,” musical, through Dec. 22, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Thu.-Sat.: doors open 5 p.m., dinner service 5-6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun.: doors open 12:30 p.m., matinee 2 p.m., show only; select Thu. matinees: doors open 11 a.m., lunch service 11 a.m.-noon, show 12:30 p.m. Tickets $60 lunch/dinner and show; show only $45; Thu.-Sat. evening dinner and show $45; ages 12 and under, $45. Call 316-612-7696.

“Derbysville: The Town of Misfit Toys,” musical comedy, through Dec. 30, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Shows 6 p.m. Thu.-Sat. in Nov.; 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. in Dec.; 5 p.m. Sun. in Dec., noon Sat. matinees in Dec. Tickets $27 dinner/show. Call 316-263-0222.


Fall Youth Orchestras Concert, 3 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $10, students $5, ages 12 and under free. Call 316-267-7658.

Carmen Bradford with Friends University Jazz Ensembles, 7:30 p.m. Mon., Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $9, $6 seniors/students. Information and tickets, 316-295-5677 or

51st Annual Candlelight Christmas Concert, featuring the WSU A Cappella Choir, brass and percussion, Women’s Glee Club, Concert Chorale, Madrigal Singers and organist Lynne Davis, 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Wiedemann Concert Hall, WSU. Tickets $7, $3 students. Call 316-978-3233.

Christmas Organ Concert, featuring Professor Lynne Davis and “The Great Marcussen Organ,” 5:15 p.m. Dec. 4, Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3233.

“The Mythos of Bharam Chak,” presented by Temporal Mechanics Union, percussion ensemble, 8 p.m. Dec. 5, Robert Brown Theatre, 125 S. Second St. in Arkansas City. Free. Call 620-442-0430.

Annual Christmas Program, presented by Wichita Chamber Chorale, Wichita Brass Quintet and Hesston Mennonite Church’s Andover tracker pipe organ, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Hesston College, 325 College Drive in Hesston. Tickets $17-$20, $3-$20 seniors, $12-$20 students. Call 620-327-8158.

Robert Earl Keen concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. Tickets $35. Call 785-827-1998.

The Gilded Flower of DeathBlack Flowers, and Connor Tillman of NonRock, 7 p.m. Dec. 6, gallery hours 5-9 p.m., WSU Shift Space, 416 S. Commerce. Free. Call 316-978-7706.

Singing Quakers Christmas Candlelight Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 2 p.m. Dec. 8, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $16, $13 seniors/students. Information and tickets, 316-295-5677 or

“The Four Freshmen,” 7 p.m. Dec. 7, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main in McPherson. Tickets $27-$35, $10 students. Call 620-242-5356.


Rhythm and Blues for Christmas, featuring Macy Brothers and Yale Street Players and art auction, proceeds will benefit Carpenter Place, 6 p.m. Sun., Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 S. Mosley. Tickets $8. Call 620-388-6452 or 316-263-0222.

Thanksgiving Weekend @ WAM, various family activities, Fri.-Sat., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Call 316-268-4921.

Illuminations, more than 200 trees and structures illuminated in the gardens, music, Santa and light shows, 5:30-8:30 p.m. daily Fri.-Dec. 31, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $7, $5 children ages 3-12. Call 316-264-0448.

Studio 5 Pottery Sale, handmade one-of-a-kind pots, bowls, plates, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 6, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Admission free. Call 316-634-2787, ext. 219.

Village Christmas Celebration, various holiday-themed activities, silent auction, soup and chili feed available, 4-8:30 p.m. Dec. 7, W.W. Hays Village Historic Park, 200 S. Main in Haysville. Tickets for the soup and chili, $6, $3 children. Proceeds will benefit the Historic District. Information, 316-529-5922.

Christmas in Delano, children’s activities, scavenger hunt, visit Santa, carolers, 10 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Historic Delano, 500 W. Douglas. Free. Call 316-640-2453.

The Gage Brewer Guitar, the first electric guitar, exhibit through Dec. 31, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $5, $2 children under 12, ages 6 and under free. Call 316-265-9314.


“Reflections of France,” paintings by Joanna Ramondetta, ceramics by Frank Martinez, exhibit through Tue., Gallery Xll, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Faith Stepp/Found Objects Reliefs, and artist Ray Trotter Jr., Wed.-Dec. 21, CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

25th Anniversary Resident Art Exhibition, through Sat., The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

Meet the Artist, Erma Clarkson, paintings, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Gallery 101, 106 E. Main in Marion. Free. Call 620-382-7501.

Jan Seawell-Reckers, mixed media and acrylic paintings, artist’s reception 5-7 p.m. Dec. 6, exhibit through Dec. 21, Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery, Friends University. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-295-5537.

Holiday Gift Show, paintings and sculpture by artists Elizabeth Yarosz-Ash and John Thorns Jr., 16th- and 17th-century mezzotint portrait engravings by Charles Pelham Greenough, exhibit through Dec. 29, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 785-227-2220.

“Small Works, Big Ideas,” two- and three-dimensional art, through Dec. 31, Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-262-5192.

“From City to Countryside: The Paintings of Guy Wiggins,” impressionist paintings, exhibit through Feb. 9, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 for students, ages under 5 free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.


“Fate’s Twisted Circle,” by C.A. McJack, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun., R Coffee House, 1144 Bitting. Free. Call 316-351-7778.

“From Goat Glands to Ranch Hands,” by Orin Friesen with Bud Norman, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free. Call 316-265-9314.

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